The 2011 Outdoor Nation Youth Summits are right around the corner. Last year, Outdoor Nation made history when we gathered more than 500 youth leaders from all 50 states to discuss the growing disconnect between our peers and the great outdoors.
This year 1,500 youth leaders will gather in five locations for regional youth summits, any many more will connect virtually. We will bring thousands of voices and national attention to our cause as we discuss everything from access to the outdoors to environmental education. From each summit, delegates will emerge with an action plan to face the most important outdoor issue facing their region, and a modest grant to help grow the movement.
Stay tuned and see which issues emerge as we sweep across the U.S. starting June 24, from NYC to Atlanta, Minneapolis, Denver, and finally wrapping it up in San Francisco. To follow the summits, go to